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NSHRC awareness program on human rights concludes at Tuli

Tuli awareness program on Human rights

Dimapur, May 20: An awareness program under the banner ‘Human Rights and the Role of Human Rights Commission in its better protection’ was held at various regions of Wokha, Zunheboto and Mokokchung districts. The official tour was started on May 13 by chairperson of Nagaland State Human Rights Commission, Songkhupchung Serto, along with NSHRC member, R Nzanbemo Lotha and Secretary, Limanenla.
The campaign, which began from Wokha town, concluded on May 18 at Tuli College, Mokokchung where the students and representatives of various civil societies under Tuli were enlightened about the genesis and duties of the commission, the definition of human rights, procedures of redress against infringement of human rights and the actions against such cases.
During their visit at Tuli, the Commission inspected the police station where Serto emphasised on maintaining the lock-up rooms in the most humane way possible. Other grievances faced by the Police force in the station were also highlighted by the SDPO and Officer In-charge.
The Chairperson also interacted with the staffs of GHSS, Tuli where issues relating to enrolment of students, adequate number of teaching faculty and availability of resources were discussed. He elucidated the necessity of introducing science stream at the Higher Secondary.
In order to create awareness about various inherent human rights such as right to life and liberty, right to freedom from torture and inhumane treatment, right to health, right to education, the Commission visited a total of 2 district hospitals, 7 healthcare centers, TB hospital in Mokokchung, 4 police stations, 1 district Jail, 8 government educational institutions in several places such as Wokha town, Englan, Yikhum village, Doyang, Chukitong range, Lumami, Mokokchung town, Kopulung, Mongsenyimti, Changtongya and Tuli.
(Page News Service)

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